Social learning

Reptiles can learn through imitation

Reptiles can learn through imitation

Researchers have for the first time found that reptiles are capable of social learning through imitation - an ability so far thought to be unique to humans and advanced primates, such as chimpanzees.

Oct 01, 2014, 18:12 PM IST

Bumblebees capable of learning feats for treats

Researchers have said that bumblebees, despite having tiny brains, are capable of some remarkable learning feats, especially when they might get a tasty reward.

Mar 19, 2014, 21:25 PM IST

Lemon sharks learn new skills by watching each other

US scientists have revealed that lemon sharks have the ability to learn from each other’s behaviour.

Sep 10, 2012, 17:32 PM IST